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A Mumbai type attack is an everyday affair here! (Feature)
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Welcome to Hogan's Alley, a hotbed of 'terrorists' and home of the world's most robbed bank. Its only bank - the Bank of Hogan - is robbed at least twice a week. Mobsters and drug dealers lurk around every corner.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 11:34:15 AM

Twiddling one's thumb to make and break news!
Washington, June 7 (IANS) If a new, tech-savvy White House is using new social networking tools - Twitter, Facebook and text messages - to spread its message, it is because media in the United States has turned to them in a big way to provide news and instant analysis.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 8:54:50 AM

Clashes in Peru leave 45 dead
Lima, June 7 (DPA) The number of dead rose to 45 people Saturday in clashes between police and indigenous people demonstrating for restoration of their land rights in Peru.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 5:21:43 AM

Death toll in Mexico day care fire rises to 31
Mexico City, June 7 (EFE) The death toll in the day care centre fire in northwestern Mexico has risen to 31, authorities said Saturday.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 3:33:48 AM

12 self-immolate in bizarre ritual in Peru
Lima, June 7 (IANS) Twelve members of a Christian sect in Peru were killed after they reportedly set themselves on fire in a bizarre religious ritual, EFE news agency reported Saturday.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 2:52:13 AM

First bodies from missing French plane found
Brasilia, June 7 (EFE) The Brazilian Navy said Saturday that it recovered two male bodies from the Air France plane that crashed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean last Sunday.

Sunday, June 07, 2009 2:04:41 AM

History, geography also seem to shape our genome
Washington, June 6 (IANS) History and geography shape our genome, according to a new study.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 6:00:21 PM

Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox enjoy girls' night out
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox were seen enjoying an all girls night out recently.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 5:58:45 PM

Megan Fox hates watching news channels
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Megan Fox has no interest in keeping up to date with world events and thinks that watching news channels is a 'mindless business'.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 5:58:09 PM

Jeev moves to fourth, as his father walks down memory lane
Newport (Wales), June 6 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh had an adventurous round of three-under 68 as he moved to tied fourth after the second round at the Celtic Manor Wales Open.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 5:56:14 PM

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